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Archive: December, 2008

Reid: 'We're not done'

Sunday, December 28, 2008, 7:39 PM
In a season filled with highs and amazing lows, everything fell right on the final Sunday of the NFL regular season and the Eagles are heading to the NFL playoffs for the seventh time in the last 9 years after clobbering the Dallas Cowboys, 44-6. It was the most lopsided game in the storied Dallas-Eagles... Read more

Suddenly, Andy Looks Like Santa

Sunday, December 28, 2008, 3:38 PM
History made in South Philly tonight. This is the kind of thing where you'll remember where you were when the Bucs coughed up the lead and lost, and when Correll Buckhalter took off for 59 yards, and when Chris Clemons scooped and scored. History. The Eagles are going to Minnesota for the playoffs... Read more

Game Day: Cowboys at Eagles

Sunday, December 28, 2008, 6:00 AM
Week 17 is upon us and the Eagles could be playing their final game of the season ... or a series of events could land them in an NFC wild-card game ... Here is our rundown of staff predictions and key matchups heading into the regular-season finale against the Cowboys. Look for updates throughout the... Read more

Eagles fan's view of early games

Saturday, December 27, 2008, 6:45 PM
From Ed Barkowitz ... The Eagles' playoff hopes rest squarely on the collective shoulders of the Raiders, a team that will be flying cross-country to play out the string of another dismal season. If the Raiders pull off the upset, the Eagles also need either the Vikings or Bears to lose. Oh, and if... Read more

Expectations Unfair But OK, DeSean Says

Friday, December 26, 2008, 3:25 PM
Make no mistake -- Andy Reid sat down hard on rookie wideout DeSean Jackson after that display of arm-waving frustration last Sunday at Washington, followed by the end-zone drop of what would have been the game-tying TD pass in the final minute. Had to hurt a little, too; DeSean's a skinny little... Read more

Eagles-Cowboys: What we're watching

Thursday, December 25, 2008, 3:44 PM
Each week, Daily News football writer Paul Domowitch will tell you the things he will be keeping his eyes on during that week’s game. Get Heat on Jess’ Boyfriend. In their Week 2 meeting, Tony Romo enjoyed excellent protection. The Eagles had zero sacks and zero hurries. The result: Romo... Read more

McNabb: I've Played Great

Wednesday, December 24, 2008, 1:43 PM
Every now and then, somebody says something in a NovaCare news conference that brings you up short. So it was Wednesday, when a questioner mentioned to Donovan McNabb that he was closing in on his own franchise record for passing yards in a season. The reporter asked how McNabb would assess his year... Read more

Division the downfall

Tuesday, December 23, 2008, 11:20 PM
Perhaps it was fitting that the heartbreaking dagger Sunday came from the Washington Redskins and that the end could come at the hands of the Dallas Cowboys. The Eagles' overall success, or lack of it, generally mirrors their results against their NFC East rivals. Since the Super Bowl season, the... Read more

Philly will see Bucs-Raiders

Tuesday, December 23, 2008, 11:33 AM
Before you settle in to watch the Eagles vs. Cowboys game at 4:15 p.m. on Sunday, you want to know that it matters, right? Even if Andy Reid does not ... The Oakland Raiders at Tampa Bay game at 1 p.m. will be shown locally by CBS3, a station spokeswoman confirmed today. The station just learned... Read more

Bucs rooting for Birds

Tuesday, December 23, 2008, 9:15 AM
The playoff combinations for the Tampa Bay Bucs are pretty simple. Beat Oakland and hope the Eagles beat Dallas and the Bucs are in. According to the league office, via the St. Petersburg Times, the NFC North is not a factor because a four-way tie with the Bucs, Cowboys, Vikings and Bears would mean... Read more
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